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Paying up to £12,000


Web & Software

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City of London

Software Development Technician Apprentice

Our Client delivers IT solutions and services, principally to the financial sector. Their team contains a wealth of highly experienced business and technical consultants with a high level of experience in banking & financial systems. Their services cover the entire system life cycle, from requirements analysis and system selection to implementation and ongoing post implementation support covering core banking systems and auxiliary systems, such as internet banking platforms and data management solutions.

The candidate will work in conjunction with their helpdesk to create the release build and then apply the build to one of their test environments.


  • Quality:
  • Reviewing to ensure all naming development standards and expected comments have been followed. Where the standards have not been followed or bad coding implemented the code will be returned for correction
  • Problem Solving:
  • Work with their development helpdesk to assist with issues raised, providing the initial response to the client and assisting in the resolution of issues.
  • Communication:
  • When assisting the helpdesk the candidate will need to communicate with clients as well as developers ensuring that any verbal discussions with the client are clearly explained to the developer to endure issues are understood and the correct resolution is applied.
  • Behaviour:
  • The candidate will work alongside their helpdesk and will be expected to assist with issues, ensuring the company’s helpdesk procedures are followed and any responses are professional, courteous and uphold the company’s reputation.


To be an Software Development Technician Apprentice you will need to be a tech enthusiast with 5 GCSEs (A* – C) including Maths and English.

This company are looking for someone with these skills and personal qualities.


  • Independent skills
  • Team work skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Self-Motivated
  • Any knowledge of the following will be helpful: C#, .NET,, HMTL, CSS, JavaScript

Personal Qualities:

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Professionalism
  • Positive attitude and energy
  • Mature, calm person
  • Knowledge of the finance/banking sector will be beneficial

Sound like you? Then send us an application and we will let you know if you are suitable for this position, or one of the other Apprenticeships we have available.


This 16 month Apprenticeship has a salary of £12,000 per year. You will also receive full training and support from the Just IT Apprenticeship team to increase your skills.

Your training will include gaining internationally recognised Level 3 IT qualifications such as;

  • Software Development Technician Apprentice

Tech and digital professionals in London earn an average salary of £52,500 per year, so this Apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising and profitable career.


Over 90% of our Apprentices move on to permanent full time employment in the tech industry. There are also opportunities to extend your training with a higher level Apprenticeship programme. Just IT have already helped over 1000 people kick-start their tech and digital careers with an Apprenticeship.


Apply now to Just IT and we will review your application. If you are suitable for an Apprenticeship we will be in contact to discuss this opportunity.